Looking to hire a coach or minibus?
Go well… go Chalkwell
As a local company we have been providing coach hire to schools, colleges and other educational establishments since 1931. With coaches based in Kent, Medway and London our hire service covers most of the South East. We can provide a vehicle for any occasion to any destination within the UK and Europe.
”The day was great, the team were efficient and on time always ready to take us. Well done. Will definitely use you again in the future.Wilko Group
”I was really impressed with every aspect of the trip, from the simplicity of booking, the friendliness of your staff and most importantly the fantastic job Rob the driver did, he was thoroughly professional and could not have been more helpful. We will definitely be coming back to Chalkwell next year.Medway Velo Cycling Club
”Regarding our coach hire to London, Barnes, the Gravesend RSPB Group were very pleased with the service we received from you. Danny our driver was helpful, friendly and calm. He drove carefully and we arrived on time at both ends of the day. The coach was clean and comfortable and we would be very happy to use your company again.Gravesend RSPB
We are a family run business with over 80 years’ combined experience in coach tours and deal with all UK and most continental tourist destinations. If you’re offering a trip as a paid venture, we can even assist in the production of posters and leaflets.
UK and Continental
We have connections with hotel groups and a well-established relationship with cross-Channel operators such as P&O. Our dedicated coaching team has extensive knowledge of destinations and routes throughout the UK and Europe.
As holders of the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s CoachMarque quality standard, you can expect great value and service. We are members of the Group Travel Organisers Association and Confederation of Passenger Transport UK.
All coaches are equipped with seatbelts, and our safety systems are exemplary. Coaches with toilets, wifi and wheelchair accessibility are available on request. We have our own onsite cleaning staff and all of our coaches have 24 hour emergency vehicle breakdown cover.
Coaches can be requested by seat capacity
- All coaches are fitted with seatbelts
- Onsite vehicle cleaning staff
- 24 hour emergency vehicle breakdown cover
- For long distance trips we have 49 seat executive coaches with
toilets, drinks machines and DVD players.
For your peace of mind
- Complete a regular driver training and assessment programme
- Wear a Company uniform, making them readily recognisable and are issued with a company handbook enabling them to carry out their duties professionally.
- Have their licences regularly checked with DVLA at Swansea
- Comply with our rigorous drugs and alcohol policy.
Of paramount importance to every group organiser is the reliability and safety of their coach. At the Chalkwell coach depot on the prestigious Eurolink Industrial Park in Sittingbourne, we have modern, well-equipped workshop facilities for the maintenance and servicing of our fleet staffed by fully qualified engineers. It is also the centre for our operations team who are committed to bringing you the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.
When making transport arrangements for others, the law requires the organiser to be aware of their legal obligations and expects safeguards and systems to be in place for this purpose.